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a punk monk

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Resource #: 23813 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa - Sera Monastery, Sera Monastery (2002)


by José Cabezón

Picture preserved in the collection of rgan byams pa. Punk monks, or ldob ldob, were worker monks who belonged to fraternities. They wore their robes in distinctive ways, and engaged in athletic competitions.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photographer: David Newman

Recording Orientation: From the North

Photograph Date: 29/Jul/2002

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